Harbour Sea School

RYA Powerboat Level 2

This is the most popular course. It is aimed at beginners and covers all aspects of power-boating needed to get you out on the water safely.

The RYA Powerboat Level 2 is the starting point for everyone including those intending on progressing to Advanced Powerboat. It is run over two days on either your own boat or one of ours.

Course Details

Previous experience needed None
Course duration 2 day
Minimum age 12 years
Instructor to Student Ratio 1:3

Course Content

Boat launching and recovery
Boat handling
Securing to a buoy
Leaving and coming alongside
Close quarter handling
Planing speed manouvers
Man overboard recovery
Collision regulations


After this course, you will be a self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of your own limitations and those of the craft. Once you have completed this course you can apply for an International Certificate of Competence (ICC) without taking any further training or exams (subject to eligibility).

Own boat tuition available. Please contact us for more information and pricing.

Course Costs – Training Centre Vessel

£325 per person

£595 – 2 people

£795 – 3 people

Price includes fuel, the RYA Start Power Boating handbook and Certificate on passing.

A passport sized photograph will be required for the issue of the certificate.

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